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Mar 25, 2013 11:00am PDT
marrying and they will consider the defense of marriage act that forbids federal recognition of same-sex marriages. there are only 250 public seats for each other, and some people have been in line since thursday. the court is expected to rule late in june. abc7 news reporter is traveling to washington, dc, and will be sitting in court when the supreme court considers proposition 8, and the defense of marriage act. her live reports begin tomorrow, here on abc7 news. >> marriage equality advocates in san francisco are planning to make their voices heard this evening meeting at 6:30 p.m. at harvey milk plaza and after half an hour of remark by speakers including local clergy they will many to city hall. a second rally begins on the steps of city hall at 8:00 p.m. >> just ahead the call for tougher gun laws are getting lauder and more expensive. a new push by new york mayor bloomberg to promote gun control. >> prince harry is coming to america, the one place >> new york's millionaire mayor bible -- bloomberg is starting an ad campaign to encourage gun control. >> congress is ready to take u
Mar 26, 2013 11:00am PDT
the justices consider the defense of marriage act, the 1996 law that denies federal benefits to same-sex couples legally married in their states. >> inside the court for today's argument, white house senior advisor and chief justice john roberts' first cousin, a lesbian, who wants do marry her partner of four years. live in washington at the supreme court for abc7 news. back to you. >> thank you. cameras are not allowed in the court but the supreme court has released audio of the hearing. the lawyer defending prop 8 faced tough questions from the justices. >> what harm you see happening and when and how and what harm to the institution of marriage or to opposite sex couples, how does this cause and effect work? >> once again, i would reiterate we don't believe that's the correct legal question before the court. that the correct question is, whether or not redefining marriage to include same-sex couples would advance the interests of marriage. >> are you conceding the point that there is no harm or denigration to traditional opposite sex marriage couples? you are concede that? >>
Mar 22, 2013 11:00am PDT
spokesman said that secretary of defense hagel was saddened to learn of shooting and his thoughts and prayers are with the victims' families and the families of those seven marines killed in a training accident early in the week. >> president obama is in jordan got final stop of the four day visit to the middle east. the president received a red carpet welcome from the king of jordan, troops assembled in the capital of amman before the president and the king went inside to discuss the conflict in syria and the 400,000 refugee whose have fled across the border to jordan. because of that we were monitoring a news conference president obama just wrapped up and he offered $200,000 in aid -- $200 million in aid to jordan. he went to the bible birth christ of jesus christ and got a look at the barricades that keep the palestinians from the west bank. he noted they need to do more to bring lasting security. >> no wall is high enough to stop every enemy. >> in his push for peace with palestinians, the president spoke to 600 israeli students using his only major speech on the middle east speec
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